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I thought I’d talk about painting the porch rug in a bit more detail today. So many of you loved the project (thanks!), and it really is something that can be easily done in your own home if you’re so inclined.
What do you do when you need to replace carpet and feel like doing that is just not… creative enough? Well my lovelies, if you are anything like me you paint the concrete subfloor!! I am going to teach you in 7 easy steps how to prep, paint, and finish concrete floors.
I have a couple of budding artists in my house, and it seems like we have projects and materials spread all over the house.
For a long time, I have really wanted one of those drying racks from Ballard Designs .
Did you know you could power a light bulb with a potato? The chemical reactions that take place between two dissimilar metals and the juices in the potato create a small amount of voltage that can power a very small electrical device [source: MadSci ].
Editor's Note: This is one in an occasional series of articles from Popular Science's How2.0 department.
Thomas Edison tried thousands of experiments when he was inventing the incandescent light bulb.
Did you ever make these magic trees as a kid? I remember buying a kit, the kit came with a small cardboard tree and a power solution you mixed with water and you could grow salt crystals on your tree.
I'm back, readers! And I have a great post for you today: some insights into the sewing of a Peggy Hunt-style illusion neckline. As you may recall, I asked for your advice about how to sew this sort of neckline in this post , back in October.
With just a few relatively inexpensive items from your local craft shop, you can try your hand at printmaking — a fun process that begins with carving a design into linoleum, and then transferring the design onto paper. Channel your 11th grade art class and set up your own little printmaking studio at home; here's a quick tutorial!
I’ve been dreaming about what my next big project should be for quite a while now, probably for too long.
An elegant twist on pumpkin carving, this design of vine and ginkgo leaves is the grown-up counterpart to a smiling sawtooth jack-o'-lantern. Its autumnal appeal goes well beyond Halloween -- it would make a beautiful centerpiece for many occasions, especially Thanksgiving.
color palette is important in things. your home.
Amongst other things, I mentioned how wonderful they are for creating custom embellishments without the need for any fancy pants equipment.